Burdette & Rice Announces that Texas Estate and Trust Litigation Attorney, Mark R. Caldwell, is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate

January 28, 2015 – Austin, Texas.

Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that Mark R. Caldwell, one of the firm’s top-rated Dallas, Texas, probate and estate litigation attorneys, has earned the designation of “Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate” from the State Bar of Texas. Only a small percentage of attorneys ever earn this distinct designation, which is given only to those qualified, experienced attorneys who have also passed a rigorous written examination.

“Mark travelled to Austin, Texas, on October 20, 2014, to complete the day-long written examination,” explained Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. “He was required to demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in Trust and Estate Litigation, Probate and Estate Planning. Our firm is proud of Mark, his dedication and zealous advocacy he brings to each client he represents.”

For more information on Mr. Caldwell, please visit http://www.dallasprobateattorneys.com/mark-r-caldwell/. Parties interested in learning more about probate and estate litigation services provided by Burdette & Rice should call the firm at 972-991-7700 or use the Web form to send an email inquiry.

More on Mark R. Caldwell, a Top Texas Probate and Estate Litigation Attorney

Mark R. Caldwell - Probate, Estate & Trust Attorney Dallas TexasMark R. Caldwell is a recognized expert lawyer throughout Texas in areas of trust, probate, and estate litigation, having earned his law degree from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2005, before returning to Dallas, Texas, to practice law.  Among Mark’s public speaking and publications are the following. He co-authored “Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent,” Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter, Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote “Winning the Battle and the War; A Remedies—Centered Approach to Litigation Involving Durable Powers of Attorneys,” 64 Bay. L. Rev. 435 (Spring 2012). Interested parties are referred to the website to read a full list of Mark’s publications and speaking experience.

Beyond his technical knowledge, Mark enjoys the investigatory aspects of estate and trust litigation, including reviewing and analyzing medical, financial, and suspicious property records and transactions. Mark is committed to developing and maintaining strong, personal relationships with his clients throughout Texas. He endeavors to offer smart, pragmatic and cost-effective legal advice. Mark believes that the strongest winning position is one that is simple, direct, and understandable and he realizes that estate and guardianship litigation often involves substantial damage to family relationships. While he strives to advocate strong, aggressive positions for clients, Mark also strives to resolve disputes in an ethical and reasonable manner that, if desired, do not preclude the opportunity for reconciliation.


About Burdette & Rice, PLLC

Burdette & Rice, PLLC is a top Dallas probate law firm, with lawyers dedicated to listening to their clients, being fully present to them, and advocating their clients’ positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. The law firm employs some of the top probate and estate lawyers in Dallas, Texas. Clients come to Burdette & Rice to contest a will in Texas, work on complex inheritance litigation and disputes, and to litigate disputes over powers of attorney, guardianship and trustee issues all based on Texas law.


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